Family Resource Center
Dedicating to Helping Families

Feel Whole

AdventHealth for Children's Family Resource Center is dedicated to helping families throughout their hospital experience.
Located on the sixth floor of the Walt Disney Pavilion, and staffed Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm, our Family Resource Center offers:
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Computer workstations (including printers and scanners)
  • Educational materials
  • Weekly events
  • Coordinated Concierge Services

Complimentary refreshments are courtesy of Ronald McDonald House and include:

  • McDonald’s Coffee
  • Cereals
  • Granola bars
  • Fruit snacks
  • Sodas
  • Bottled water
  • Snack packs

Weekly events include:

  • Yoga & relaxation
  • Music therapy
  • Arts & crafts
  • Education
  • Spiritual care
Resources for Families

Helpful Links

Insurance and Benefits

Florida KidCare

Health insurance for children from birth through age 18

Disability Benefits

Apply through the Social Security Administration, for children under the age of 18

Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes MOD Squad

Educates parents and caregivers of children diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on children’s rights, including how to deal with diabetes in school

Diabetes Camp for Kids

American Diabetes Association

Carbohydrate Counting and Diabetes

A meal planning tool from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Carbohydrate Counting 101

Resource for people with diabetes to manage food intake and keep blood glucose (sugar) within target range, from the Joslin Diabetes Center

Carbohydrate Guide

Resource from Diabetes Care and Education and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition

Kids Eat Right

Pediatric nutrition advice by age, from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Fruits and Veggies More Matters

Health initiative to increase fruit and vegetable consumption, and make it an easy choice

Resources

Vaccine and Immunization Schedule

As recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MyMedSchedule

Free medication schedules, reminders and health tracker

Children’s Medical Services

Special services for children with special needs

Florida Health Women’s, Infants and Children program (WIC)

Federally funded nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support and referrals for health care at no cost

Florida Department of Children and Families ACCESS

Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS): connect with your public assistance information

Congenital Heart Disease

World’s largest information resource for pediatric congenital heart disease